Yearly Archives: 2017

The simple plan that can keep your cholesterol in check

The simple plan that can keep your cholesterol in check (BPT) – For legendary TV personality and Emmy-award winner Regis Philbin, everything changed on a seemingly ordinary day back in 1992. While in Miami shooting a television commercial, the popular host — who usually plowed forward with his various commitments as though nothing could stop…

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Don’t let the flu bug you this year

Don’t let the flu bug you this year (BPT) – Flu season is upon us, and many healthcare facilities are urging you to start preparing now with vaccines. Ironically, one of the places where you need to be careful is at the doctor’s office or healthcare clinic. The number of people in and out of…

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Busting myths and misconceptions about osteoporosis

Busting myths and misconceptions about osteoporosis (BPT) – One in two women over the age of 50 will suffer a fracture caused by osteoporosis in her remaining lifetime. Despite its prevalence, there are many myths and misconceptions about this “silent” disease. These myths may be a reason why osteoporosis is underdiagnosed and undertreated. A fragility…

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5 tips to keep ticks away

5 tips to keep ticks away (BPT) – Researchers are predicting 2017 will be one of the worst years for ticks that we have seen in quite some time — and by all indications, those researchers are correct. People who have found themselves pulling ticks off their pets, children and their own bodies can readily attest to…

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